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. >> there's $750 billion of waste in health care annually. bruce brussard recently spoke to the city club of cleveland about health care, insurance, and medicare. this is an hour. >> good afternoon, welcome to the city club of cleveland. i'm president of the city club's burped of directors. i'm delighted to introduce to you the president and effective january 1, ceo, of humana inc, a phenomenonture 100 health care and health insurance provider and administrator serving over 11 million customers in the united states. over the recent election, at the center of the policy debate with implications beyond the health care industry impacting the largest fiscal pom aand larger concerns. fortunate to have with us him here to share insights on the industry and the developing policy. prior to joining humana in 2011, he was an executive, and before that, u.s. oncology, large producers and providers of health care products to to major health care institutions. with that background, he brings to the podium today a broad perspective on health care issues facing the country. he holds the undergraduate de
, hitting the coastal city of ishinomaki. so far there are no reports of major injuries or damage. authorities lifted their warning and advisories two hours after the quake hit. this tremor struck in the early evening as people were heading home from work or getting ready to sit down for dinner. as we mentioned, spokespersons believe it was an aftershock of the march 11th earthquake. we felt the tremor here in tokyo. buildings swayed for a number of minutes. local authorities in north eastern japan say the earthquake caused limited damage. nhk has learned that ten people were injured in four prefectures, including miyagi and ibaraki. more than 5,000 residents in coastal areas of miyagi prefecture evacuated to higher ground out of concern over tsunami. 15 flights at sendai airport in the northeast were canceled because the airport is in the tsunami zone. two nuclear power plants that were damaged in last year's quake, including the fukushima daiichi plant, did not suffer any damage. the powerful earthquake prompted local authorities to call for the evacuation of coastal areas in fu
a good war- fighting weather. i was among the first forces to -- of israeli forces to enter the city of beirut in june 1982. my actual unit was decimated in an ambush and we ended up being attached to all sorts of other units for the duration of the war. later on, i became one of the few israelis to be a veteran of the gulf war. in a period just before the outbreak of the gulf war, i was assigned as a strategic liaison between the army and the u.s. fleet. in the book, i went out that israel had repeatedly requested in 1967, precisely such a liaison with the sixth fleet. the u.s. denied the request. in subsequent years, the united states gave to the request and i was the liaison. it was an interesting job. i went out and partied a lot with american pilots on leave in israel. we had a few maneuvers on the ground, nothing too serious. all of a sudden, it became real. all of a sudden, there was a real war in which the united states and israel had to collaborate strategically. you may recall that the united states provided israel with patriot missiles as an answer -- at least a psychologi
possibly include assad. >> makes the issue much more complex at least five different cities. u.s. officials say the syrians have already mixed the components for the deadly chemical weapon saran gas. the question remains whether he plans to use saran gas for murder against his own people. do u.s. officials say that they think that he would actually do this? >> well, behind the scenes, they appear to be quite worried. the president, defense secretary and secretary of state hillary clinton have publicly warned assad not to do so describings it a a red line the syrians say pretext for u.s. and outside military intervention. some we spoke to agree citing the unlikely hood that assad would use saran nerve gas near damascus where the winds could shift and gas his own regime. >> a key marker here is the upcoming moroccan summit. clearly the united states wants to gain the high ground by overhyping if you will the threat from the syrian army and using saran gas. the more they can make this threat real, the more leverage the administration ising going to have in morocco. >> next week in morocco, sec
city chiefs player more sad news rocking the nfl. dallas cowboys ease nose tackle josh brent under arrest after a car crash that killed his teammate jerry brown. brown was just 25 years old. he was a member of the cowboys' practice squad. dominique is live in l.a. with the latest. dominique? >> hi, rick. jerry brown was a practice squad line backer. he was killed in the one-car accident around 2:20 in the morning in the dallas suburb of irving. his teammate josh brent was behind the wheel, and just the two of them were in the vehicle. the police department described how the accident unfolded. >> it appears as if he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road causing his vehicle to flip at least one time. the vehicle ultimately came to rest on its top once it slid back into the roadway and came to rest in the center of the service road. >> they say brown pictured here during his college days was found unresponsive at the scene and once he got to the hospital he was pronounced dead. it was supposed that they
there long. >>> kansas city police releasing dramatic new dash cam video from a police cruiser showing an officer approaching kansas city's arrow head stadium just moments before joe -- jovan belcher and listen to the officer as he spots belcher. >> all sirens immediately. i have a citing from the far. they are in negotiations and trying to get him down. i need a rifle asap. >> hours earlier belcher shot and killed his girlfriend. the chiefs star then drove to the stadium where he shot himself in the parking lot as officers arrived on scene. >> a major break in the investigation into the terror attack in benghazi, libya. egyptian authorities reportedly arresting the alleged ringleader in the deadly attack who is also suspected it of forming a new wing or trying to form a new wing of al-qaeda. he was captured in cairo with u.s. intelligence officials playing a role. the take down is coming nearly three months after the attack that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. molly is live with those details. molly? >> heather, u.s. officials have not had a chance to in
about these poor inner city schools, and they still have books from the 50s i think they are so lucky. they get to read real books and interesting history. no, the crap you have to read now and the pc stuff and american history and we have six pages on betty crocker because we have to cover women's achievements. give us the old books and people will start reading again. >> is betty crocker real? >> women's achievements? oxymori right, guys? >> maybe it is not as big as the founding fathers. >> with my cigar. >> you make me sick. >> i make me well. >> no, you make me sick. >> i make me well. >> you make me sick. >> i make me well. >> bill, your children don't even go to school. if they did would you want them to read the classics. >> thought about home schooling, but it was too hard. i have an x box and it keeps them in line all day. joy an x box is a giant box you drew an x on and you keep your kids in there. >> you give them a little weed and they don't know the difference. of course i was talking about the plant that gets you high. >> we have a -- what was the first thing? >> "catch
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